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Thursday, December 5, 2013
Dental and Oral Health (Children)
13 months old with a cavity
my 13 month old has a black spot on his inner bottom front tooth. Is this normal for a child of this age? Or did I do something wrong?
Thanks for the question. The black spot could be anything from staining (from food or trauma), or a cavity. It is best to have a dentist look at it and assess if any treatment is needed. Hope that helps.
Sarath Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University